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Beyonce And Jay-Z Top Forbes’ Highest Paid Celebrity Couple List

Beyonce and Jay-Z can now add wealthiest Hollywood pair to their already well-stocked resume. The R&B performer and hip-hop mogul top Forbes’ highest paid celebrity couple list, besting last year’s winners New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen.

08/08/2012

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Playlist For The Curiosity Rover On Mars

We wondered, what would the Curiosity rover (or perhaps some unknown life forms on Mars) like to listen to? Here are some suggestions, including the Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry, Karmin, John Mayer and more.

08/06/2012

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Beyoncé And Jay-Z To Spend August In Sandcastle

The power couple have rented a 31,000 square-foot Hamptons home for a cool $400,000 dollars. It’s got a basketball court, 8 car garage, a half pipe, rock climbing wall, recording studio & more.

07/31/2012

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Elton John To Give Jay-Z “Big Hug” For Gays Everywhere

Elton John recently praised Jay-Z for his pro-gay mariage stance. But for the singer, words may not be enough.

07/27/2012

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Beyonce Calls Out Jay-Z In New Ad

Jay-Z is known for making power moves. In his latest commercial for Duracell Powermat, he makes a connection to his wife, Beyonce.

07/26/2012

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10 Artists Who Have Been Banned From Performing

Lady Gaga, Madonna and Katy Perry have all been facing problems while performing abroad. They’re not the only ones. Here’s a list of 10 artists who have been banned.

07/20/2012

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Happy Fourth of July! 10 Patriotic Pop Songs To Get Your BBQ Started

Whether you’re poolside, at the beach or just firing up that grill for a BBQ before the fireworks get started, here are 10 songs to bring out the red, white and blue in all of us.

07/03/2012

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Beyoncé’s Little Girl Gets Dual Citizenship

Beyoncé and Jay-Z might be the best travel agents ever. After the couple took a trip to Croatia last year, tourism spiked. Now the mayor of one Croatian island is offering little Blue Ivy honorary citizenship.

06/28/2012

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Jay-Z Shoots For Brooklyn 40/40 Club, It’s All Nets

Hip-Hop mogul and Brooklyn Nets minority owner Jay-Z is following his basketball team with a new 40/40 Club to open in his beloved BK.

06/15/2012

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The-Dream Defends Gwyneth Paltrow In “N-Word” Controversy

Jay-Z and Kanye West lit up Paris with a Watch The Throne performance that included mega-encores for their hit song, “N****s In Paris” on Friday, June 1. A load of celebrities from the world of music and film were in attendance, but actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow who caused the biggest stir.

06/05/2012

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Directors React To Jay-Z And Kanye West’s “No Church In The Wild” Video

Molotov cocktails. Uprising. Elephants? Not the traditional images associated with Jay-Z and Kanye West, the dynamic duo known for promoting material excess and lyrical swag. Yet their video for “No Church In The Wild” offers a grim look at an unnamed rebellion, the kind seen in modern Greece, London, the Middle East and perhaps even in the U.S.

05/31/2012

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Jay-Z Picks Pearl Jam To Co-Headline Eclectic Music Fest

Jay-Z’s “Made in America” festival lineup has been released and Seattle rock band Pearl Jam will be co-headlining.

05/22/2012

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Jay-Z Comes Out For Gay Marriage Rights: “It’s Discrimination”

Jay-Z, who has been an ardent supporter of President Obama since his 2008 campaign, has recently co-signed the president’s views on same-sex marriage.

05/15/2012

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Jay-Z Announces Labor Day Weekend Music Festival

Rapper Jay-Z joined Mayor Michael Nutter on Monday morning atop the steps of the Art Museum to announce a two-day music festival coming to Philadelphia to benefit The United Way.

05/14/2012

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Beyonce Confronts Pretended Pregnancy Allegations: “It Was Just Crazy”

Ever since Beyonce officially announced her pregnancy last August at the MTV Video Music Awards, there has been speculation about whether or not she was really having a baby. On January 7, 2012, Bey and and her husband Jay-Z welcomed Blue Ivy Carter to the world.

05/02/2012

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Jay-Z And Rihanna to Headline 2012 Olympic Festival

Jay-Z and Rihanna will be representing America for the 2012 Olympics. They are headed to London to headline the Olympic Hackney Weekend music festival.

04/27/2012

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Diddy Tops Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest, Leads Jay-Z And 50 Cent On “Forbes’” Paper Chase

Sean “Diddy” Combs has danced his way to Forbes’ list of “Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists,” surpassing power earners such as 50 Cent, Dr. Dre and Jay-Z.

04/18/2012

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Rita Ora Drops New Video For “How We Do (Party)”

Roc Nation artist, Rita Ora is in the midst of recording her debut album, of which she has been working on for the past 2 years. Under the guidance of Jay-Z (including some feedback from […]

04/17/2012

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Florence + The Machine Talk Songwriting, Hip Hop And Covers

Florence Welch from Florence + The Machine sat down with KROQ/Los Angeles during this weekend’s Coachella festival to talk hip-hop, MTV Unplugged, and how she got her songwriting start.

04/16/2012

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Obama Chooses Jay-Z, Says Kanye West Is Still “A Jackass”

Despite his Chicago roots, President Obama still chooses Jay-Z over Kanye West, according to a recent article in The Atlantic Magazine. In the piece, writer David Samuels says he posed the question to Obama at a New York City fundraiser. And the president obliged.

04/12/2012

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Pitbull On Working With Jennifer Lopez, Jay-Z And Lohan Legal Woes

Pitbull took the time from his busy schedule to talk with the B96/Chicago about working with Jennifer Lopez on “Dance Again,” his take on the music business, future collaborations, and his legal troubles with Lindsay […]

04/05/2012

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Jay-Z Goes Back To Brooklyn For New Rocawear Commercial

You know Jay-Z for his numerous hits, his history with rap legend Biggie Smalls and his relationship with pop diva, Beyonce. But before Jay-Z became one of the most renowned, successful hip-hop moguls in the […]

04/04/2012

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Katy Perry Covers Kanye West, To Collaborate With Rihanna

Kicking it off by saying, “This is about to get real embarrassing,” Katy Perry filmed a cover of Kanye West and Jay-Z’s track “N***** In Paris” for BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge Monday morning. Perry […]

03/19/2012

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Jay-Z Rocks One Man Show At SXSW, Gives “Glory” To “The Parents In The House”

Jay-Z kicked off the SXSW festival’s performances Monday night with a live-streamed show, in which the veteran rapper held down the stage without help from any of the rumored special guests.

03/13/2012

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Gallery: Celebs Congratulate Beyonce On Her New Baby ‘Blue Ivy’ Via Twitter

Very early on Sunday morning (January 8), the entire world found out that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beyonce[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm]‘s new baby girl was born, which instigated much Twitter activity!

01/10/2012

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Last.fm Trends: A New Collaboration For Beyoncé And Jay-Z

The Web is abuzz with talk of the newest celebrity baby in town, as Blue Ivy Carter was born to Beyoncé and Jay-Z this weekend. Today Last.fm Trends looks at scrobbles for the new parents […]

01/09/2012

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Beyonce’s Favorite Songs Of 2011

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beyonce[/lastfm] may be about to give birth, but even she is taking time to look back on the incredible year that was 2011. And just in time for New Year’s Eve, she’s counting down her […]

12/30/2011

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Top 10 Pop Songs About Fashion, Glamour, & Supermodels

Last night, one of the most important annual events in fashion, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, brought pop star celebs to the runway like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Maroon 5[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm], and [lastfm […]

12/01/2011

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Beyonce Plans To Make a Boy Band

Beyonce is looking to run the music industry with the launch of her new label. First she reaches global fame in [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Destiny’s Child[/lastfm], then she marries the King of New York, then she gets […]

09/27/2011

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Beyonce Announces Pregnancy On MTV VMA Black Carpet

Beyonce Knowles Through The Yearsview gallery [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beyonce[/lastfm] took to the MTV Video Music Awards to make a special announcement and MTV‘s Twitter was the one to break the news…she’s pregnant! See “The Best Thing I […]

08/28/2011

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